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Hot Hits

Washington Performing Arts: Kian Soltani

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020
He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020
Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
A visually inventive staging set against a fantastical starry night, dominated by oversized storybooks, clocks, and constellations.

Washington Performing Arts: Damien Sneed

Sixth & I
Sat. Dec 7
Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.

NSO Pops: Game ON!

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020
Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 21 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Gloria! A Baroque Italian Christmas

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18
Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.

Spotlights

National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

Strathmore
Dec. 21 – 22

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22

NSO: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22

Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday Concert

Embassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4

A Christmas Carol

Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29

Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

WNO: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
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